A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Aznā in Iran. Exact location of earthquake, 49.0117° East, 33.2902° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 07:24:42 / January 28, 2021 @ 7:24 am. Unique identifier: us6000den0. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000den0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:24:42 / 7:24 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aleshtar, Borūjerd, Khorramābād (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Khorramābād (c. 329 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Borūjerd (c. 252 000 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Alīgūdarz (c. 91 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Aznā (c. 47 500 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Aleshtar (c. 27 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Iran (c. 76 923 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km SSE of Aznā, Iran. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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